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Ian Selley imparts training to Coorg’s budding footballers

Ian Selley imparts training to Coorg’s budding footballers

Coorg is synonymous with hockey and the annual Kodava Hockey Festival is quite popular and a huge crowd-puller, providing a platform to budding players. In recent years, young sports enthusiasts from the district have also been showing interest in football too. As a result, many clubs have come up and have been organising tournaments to…

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Three-day Flower Show to open in Madikeri tomorrow

The annual Flower Show will be held from tomorrow till Feb.10 at the Raja Seat Garden. A preliminary meeting was chaired by Kodagu Deputy Commissioner Annies Kanmani Joy yesterday to review the preparations for the event. Horticulture Deputy Director Chandrashekar disclosed that cultural shows will be presented by the Department of Kannada and Culture tomorrow, by…

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CM B.S. Yediyurappa attends foundation ceremony for multi-specialty hospital

– CM assured that he will boost tourism and help Coorg to regain its past glory – District In-charge Minister V Somanna said the conversion of land will start again – Madikeri & Virajpet MLA’s submitted a memorandum to the CM with a list of demands The MLA’s asked for: 1). 130 crore for clearing…

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CM B S Yediyurappa will lay foundation for Multi-Specialty hospital on 27th Jan

CM B S Yediyurappa will lay foundation for the construction of the multi specialty hospital at Madikeri on 27th Jan at 3.00 PM. Mysore-Coorg MP Pratap Simha tweeted that the long standing demand of the people at Coorg will bear fruit soon. ?????? ??? ???????? ?????? ???????? ??? ??????! 450 ???? ???????? Multi-Speciality ???????? ???????????…

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Rashmika Mandanna appears before IT Officials

Rashmika Mandanna and her father appeared before the Income Tax Officials at the Regional I-T Commissioner’s Office of the Principal Income Tax Department at Mysore, yesterday to submit documents asked by the department.  IT officials are suspecting under reporting of income and it is alleged that Rashmika got payments in cash for several of her…

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Coorg champ selected as National Coach by Hockey India

Ankitha Suresh has been selected as Assistant National Coach by Hockey India for the Indian Senior Women’s Hockey Team. She is now a member of coaching staff who is training senior hockey players at the ongoing National Coaching Camp till Jan. 21. She will represent India as Assistant Coach and will be a part of…

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Works on Super Specialty Hospital in Madikeri to begin soon

The demand for a Super Speciality Hospital in Coorg seems to get fulfilled with a 450-bed hospital to come up soon at the campus of Kodagu Institute of Medical Sciences in Madikeri at a cost of Rs. 100 crore. As per the guidelines of Medical Council of India, a teaching hospital of a Medical College…

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Mini-Airport to come up at Kushalnagar

Bidding open under UDAN 4.0 by Civil Aviation Ministry Airport first proposed by Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan Kushalnagar: In a significant development, Kushalnagar in Kodagu has been selected among the four airports in Karnataka for which bids have been announced under the fourth round of Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) or the Ude Desh ka Aam Nagarik (UDAN)…

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Wildlife First alleges illegal works taken up at Nagarahole Forest

Wildlife First President K.M. Chinnappa has alleged that illegal works are taken up at Nagarahole Reserve Forest. He has stated that earth-moving machines were being used to level the sides of the safari route at Nagarahole Reserve Forest, which was in gross violation of the Wildlife Act. Addressing the students during the slide show programme…

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Puthari celebrations at Mysore and Kodagu

Huthri(Puthari) festival was celebrated with grandeur and traditional fervor in Mysuru and Kodagu districts yesterday. It is a festival of harvest and getting the harvested paddy crop home. Kodavas and members of  Kodagu Gowda community visited paddy fields in their traditional attire and harvested the new crop after offering prayers. The festival is observed either…

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